youth programs

Schoolkids in California Share What They Love Most about National Parks

“Save All of the Natural Things”

Schoolkids in California Share What They Love Most about National Parks

“Who do the national parks belong to?” My colleague Kari Kiser, Pacific Regional Council Chairman Michael Malaga, and I posed […]

Laying the Groundwork: Reclaiming D.C.’s “Forgotten River”

Imagine having a beautiful river in your backyard, but being afraid to enjoy it. The Anacostia has a bad reputation […]

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How One NPS Employee Turned Her Big Idea about Muppets into a Big Online Adventure for Kids

This past spring, Muppets Elmo and Murray learned how birds build nests at Gateway National Park and how the seasons […]

Youth pose with Miss Florida on Everglades Day trip with NPCA & Mahogany Youth

Miami-Area Partnership Gets Urban Youth Involved in Protecting Parks

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of watching young students from urban Miami eager and excited to get involved […]

The Acadia Youth Technology Team.

Can Technology Improve the National Park Experience?

A Student Team at Acadia Tests Fun Ways to Capture the Park in Pixels

National parks are places of wonder where families can introduce their children to meteors in the starry night skies, salamanders […]